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Friday, June 28 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
The Next Great Adventure: Lessons from the Potter stories on loss, death, and grief

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For those of us who cried when Hedwig or Dobby passed, Potter stories reminded us that even fictional deaths can fill us with raw emotion. This interactive presentation uses the Harry Potter Grief Model (Williams & Haley) to explore powerful lessons Rowling provided to help us deal with our grief. Key quotes and reactions will illustrate multiple dimensions of death and loss woven throughout the series, and what we can learn about different stages of acceptance.

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Cathy Leogrande

Author/Educator, Le Moyne College
Cathy Leogrande is a Professor in the Teacher Education Department of the Purcell School of Professional Studies at Le Moyne College, a Jesuit college in New York. Her teaching and research focus on new literacies and popular culture to provide K-12 teachers skills to address issues... Read More →

Friday June 28, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm PDT
Franklin Hills